Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association


  • 08 Nov 2022 7:05 AM
    Message # 12982048
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    The Town of Needham, Mass. (pop. 32,091), is seeking a highly qualified municipal finance professional to serve as Town Treasurer/Tax Collector. Reporting to the Assistant Town Manager/Director of Finance and overseeing an office of five FTEs, this position serves as custodian of the financial assets of the town with a specific focus on general fund cash, stabilization funds, trust funds, enterprise funds and investments, borrowing and debt management, tax titles, and collection of taxes. The Treasurer/Tax Collector also serves as Treasurer of the Needham Contributory Retirement Board. Needham is a primarily residential community, located about 10 miles southwest of Boston, with a AAA bond rating and strong finances. The Town has a five-member Select Board, a Representative Town Meeting form of government, and an FY23 overall spending plan of $221.3 million.

    Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Finance, Administration, or a related field and seven years of related experience, including three years of supervisory experience. Attainment of a Massachusetts Certified Treasurer/Collector is desirable. Must have the ability to be bonded. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans.

    Annual salary: $105K+/- DOQ. AA/EOE.

    For additional information related to the position, the Town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at Position is open until filled. For a guaranteed review of application materials, submit materials by November 25, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EST. Send résumé and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, Subject: Needham Treasurer/Collector, to:


c/o Marilyn Gordon

P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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